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Festival News: Electric Picnic 2012

The Cure, Elbow and Sigur Ròs will headline this year’s Electric Picnic festival in Stradbally, County Loais.

Last year, The Cure successfully headlined Bestival, with a 32-song and three-hour epic of hits, whilst Elbow sub-headlined both Reading & Leeds and Glastonbury. Icelandic post-rock band Sigur Ròs, were recently announced to play this year’s Bestival, which occurs in September.

The Irish festival will also play host to: The Roots, The XX, Metronomy, The Horrors, Azealia Banks, Roots Manuva, Bell X1, Staff Benda Bilili, Milagres and Ed Sheeran.

Alabama Shakes, Cranes, Little Roy, John Digweed, Land Lovers, Baxter Dury, Jonathan Wilson, Solar Bears, Fatoumata Diawara, Willis Earl Beal and Lanterns On The Lake will also appear on this year’s line up.

The festival takes place from Friday, August 31 to Sunday, September 2. 



Author: david

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